Category: Health

healthy and affordable travel

Why Healthy and Affordable Travel Is Easier Than You Think

  It’s difficult enough to try and maintain a balanced diet on a tight budget, especially as college students. Between homework, classes, and the occasional college parties, there seems to be little time and money left over to dedicate to healthy meals, leaving us grabbing for the quickest cheapest grab-and-go...

mysophobia

How Germaphobia and Mysophobia Can Change Your Life

  We all have that one friend that lectures us on the dangers of germs. They’re constantly hounding us to clean our phones and forcing us to put out our hands for a dose of pre-meal hand sanitizer. We may think they’re crazy, but let’s be honest; being that clean...

Sunday

4 Things To Do On Sunday That Can Improve Your Monday

  Nothing is worse than waking up on Monday morning and already feeling like your day is going to suck. You just spent your entire weekend trying to relax from last week, and all of a sudden, the weekend is gone and your standing in your kitchen staring at your...

nap

Why The Power of Naps Is Undeniable

  When you were a kid, naps were the last thing you wanted to do. They were a horrible form of punishment that removed you from being awake to enjoy your toys and forced you to sit in a room all alone in the dark. They were torture, and any...

posture

Why It’s Important To Pay Attention to Your Posture

  We all do it. We slouch at the dinner table, we lay on our favorite sides watching TV, and we carry our bags on one shoulder. These habits of standing out of proper anatomical alignment have become a comfortable position for us to hold our bodies in.   When...

public health

Public Health Of, For and By The People

  National campaigns against cigarette smoking have changed lives and likely saved thousands of more lives. New Yorkers are familiar with the subway ads that memorialize the countless young lives that have ended too soon as a result of the menacing addiction. We have witnessed a reduction in the number...

motives

Staying Active: Changing Our Motives

  It is undeniable that we must remain active in our daily lives. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends at least 30 minutes of moderately intense activity 5 times a week, which may seem like nothing to the average person. Sadly, according to ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription,...

living well

4 Ways “Living Well” Is Not “Old” Luxury

  Simplicity is the spice of life. When we reduce toxins — both in our relationships and in the foods we consume — our lives become more manageable and negativity is replaced with positivity. It is necessary that we eliminate the harmful substances that leave us feeling anything less than...

shaming

We Have To Stop The Shaming Immediately

I’ve always been the girl that loved eating healthy. I grew up in a house that either cooked healthy meals at home, or dined out at places that weren’t over-the-top terrible for you. I still have yet to set foot in a KFC, I never fry my food, and I...